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Andover High School Confirms Hazing Incident

(NECN: Julie Loncich, Andover, Mass.) - It is now a confirmed incident of hazing that even the superintendent of schools in Andover, mass, calls disturbing.

Although still under investigation by Easton police, the school district wrapped up it's independent investigation Wednesday, and determined that the district's anti-bullying and anti-hazing policies were violated.

Last July during a Hoop Mountain basketball camp held at Stonehill college, several members of the Andover high school basketball team are alleged to have engaged in hazing sexual in nature.

The Andover superintendent won't comment beyond a letter that was sent home that read in part:

"The allegations that the policies had been violated by a number of our students, and in particular the nature of those alleged violations, are both disappointing and disturbing since the purpose of these policies is to protect our students and to provide them with a safe and supportive learning environment."

The school's athletic director told partners participating in sports "...is a privilege, not a right, and the highest standards of conduct will be enforced."

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